legalProTegé Staffing has the occasional Legal support positions for a hand picked group of Law firms in Mississauga and surrounding areas. These positions assist lawyers by researching legal precedent, investigating facts or preparing legal documents. They also conduct research to support a legal proceeding, formulate a defense or initiate legal action. Our law firms require experienced support staff in the following areas: conveyancing, real estate, estate law, criminal, civil and family law. The most requested roles are administrative, clerical, paralegal and legal assistant.

Key Competencies for Legal Support

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Time management
  • Strong grasp of the English language (speak, read and write)
  • Critical Thinking
  • Education and Experience
  • Post Secondary
  • Minimum 6 months (Direct Law Experience an Asset)

Sample Job Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Prepare legal documents including: briefs, pleadings, appeals, wills, contracts and real estate closing statements
  • Prepare affidavits or other documents, maintain document file and file pleadings with court clerk
  • Gather and analyze research data, such as statutes, decisions, legal articles, codes and documents
  • Investigate facts and law of cases to determine causes of action and to prepare cases
  • Monitor and keep legal volumes to ensure that law library is up-to-date
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